Mayor's Office News

Archived list of news articles prior to April 18, 2017 under the administration of Francis G. Slay.

2017
Inauguration Day in the City of St. Louis
Mayor Slay Appoints Board to Oversee Senior Services Fund
City of St. Louis Begins Robust Installation Schedule for New LED Street Lights
U.S. Conference of Mayors Delegation to Visit Cortex, Learn Tools for Establishing a Successful Innovation Hub
City of St. Louis Invites Department of Justice Diagnostic Center to Help Address Youth Gun Violence
Mayor Francis Slay: Prop 1 will Propel our City Forward; Capitalize on our Momentum
Circuit Court Rules City of St. Louis May Enforce Cease and Desist of New Life Evangelistic Center
MSD Project Clear, City of St. Louis Begin $13.5 Million Program to Demolish Buildings
City of St. Louis Applies for Federal Aviation Administration Pilot Program
Mayor Slay's Sustainability Action Agenda: Progress Report
Tackling Vacancy: St. Louis Land Bank Assessment
Mayor Slay Signs Ordinance to Help Large Building Owners Reduce Energy Bills, Produce Cleaner Air, and Generate Jobs
Project Connect to Hold Fourth Public Meeting February 21
Historic Brick Home to be Relocated to Make Room for Next NGA West Headquarters on the Near North Side
Mayor Slay Nominates New Member for City's Civilian Oversight Board
City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect for Friday
Mayor Slay, Aldermen Send Two Ballot Issues to Voters this April
Robert C. Cotton Receives 40-year Service Pin
Mary Jo Connally Receives 40 year service pin
Karl Meyer Receives 40-year Service Pin
Mayor Slay Encourages City Residents to Learn about Earned Income Tax Credit before Filing
Project Connect to Hold Third Public Meeting January 23
City of St. Louis CLOSED Today Due to Ice Storm
City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect Through Weekend
2016
City of St. Louis Continues Progress on Next NGA West Campus with Issuance of Requests for Bids and Proposals for Site Preparation
Mayor Slay Announces Winner of 2016 Holiday Card Design Contest
Freezing Conditions Again Prompt City of St. Louis Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations
City of St. Louis Wins $29.5M Choice Neighborhoods Grant
Mayor Slay Welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to St. Louis
City of St. Louis Opens Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations
City of St. Louis Secures $1 Million Federal Grant to Rapidly Re-house People Experiencing Homelessness
Project Connect Expands as NGA Construction Enters New Stage
SLDC to Receive $75 Million in Federal New Markets Tax Credits
America Recycles Day—November 15th!
Mayor Slay Announces 2016 Holiday Card Contest
Project Connect Hosts Resource Fair for Residents Living Near Future Site of NGA
Mayor Francis Slay Welcomes Federal Transit Administration to St. Louis for Tour of Proposed North/South MetroLink Alignment
Mayor Francis Slay Initiates Racial Equity Training for City Employees
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Leaders Visit City of St. Louis, a Choice Neighborhoods Grant Finalist
PIER Neighborhood Fair in the Bevo Mill Neighborhood
City of St. Louis and Bi-State Win Grant to Study North/South Metrolink Development
City of St. Louis Named Finalist for Choice Neighborhoods Grant
Mayor Slay Appoints Darnetta Clinkscale to the St. Louis Public Schools Special Administrative Board
St. Louis City Honorees Recognized at 2016 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development
Inmates at City Jails to Receive Focused Assistance Reentering Community
2016 Fight the Bite
Mayor Slay, in Partnership with 100 Resilient Cities, Appoints Patrick R. Brown as City of St. Louis's First Chief Resilience Officer
City of St. Louis Will Go Door-to-Door to Check on Residents During Heat Wave
City of St. Louis Sees $1 Billion Construction Boom
Project Connect Brings Communities, Policy-Makers Together
City of St. Louis and Residents Continue to Respond to Storm Damage
Mayor Slay to Visit STL Youth Jobs Worksite to Meet Youth and Employers Who Are Increasing Employment Opportunities
Mayor Slay to Sign Bill Allowing 'Good Samaritan' Calls to Prevent Drug Overdose Deaths in the City of St. Louis
City Begins Treatment and Removal of Thousands of Trees Infected or Threatened by Emerald Ash Borer
City of St. Louis Announces 2016 Summer Meal Program
Record of Decision: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Chooses City of St. Louis Site to Construct $1.75 Billion Facility
Join Mayor Slay in Wearing Orange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Mayor Slay Signs Bill Establishing Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in the City of St. Louis
City of St. Louis to Hold Industry Forum for Next NGA West Site Prep
City of St. Louis Invites NGA's New Neighbors to Community Meeting
STL Youth Jobs is 'What’s Right With the Region!'
City of St. Louis Launches PIER Plan Neighborhood Events
Tackling Vacancy: Mow to Own
Mayor Slay Launches St. Louis Riverfront Butterfly Byway with Support from GRO1000 Garden and Greenspace Program
Mayor Slay Highlights Benefits of North St. Louis Site for NGA West
STL Youth Jobs Receives $310,000 From the Citi Foundation and The Cities For Financial Empowerment Fund To Expand Summer Jobs And Financial Literacy
STL Youth Jobs Receives $310,000 from Citi Foundation
City of St. Louis Requests Proposals for Facility Manager for New Service Center Under Construction for People who are Homeless
Celebrating Citygarden and South Grand Boulevard as Great Places in Missouri
City of St. Louis Voters Overwhelmingly Support Retaining  Critical Earnings Tax to Continue City Services
NGA Will Remain In St. Louis. What's Next?
NGA Declares City of St. Louis Preferred Site for New $1.75 Billion Facility
City of St. Louis Honors and Highlights Youth Programs, Home Repair and More During Community Development Week
42 Parcels of Vacant Land to Become Urban Tree Farms
MEDIA BRIEFING: City of St. Louis Earnings Tax: Separating Fact from Hype
Derelict Buildings Slated for Demolition
City of St. Louis to Provide Land to Federal Government at No Cost to Move NGA West Headquarters to North St. Louis
Federal and State Leaders Join Mayor Slay for Major NGA Announcement
Mayor Slay Recognizes Margaret Johnson and Charlene Deeken
Earnings Tax: Continuing Your Services
Set the PACE St. Louis Helps Breathe New Life into Abandoned Buildings
City of St. Louis Delivers Final Briefing Book to NGA, Federal and State Leaders on Proposed Next NGA West: North St. Louis
Proposed North St. Louis City NGA Site Draws Strong Support from National, State, Local, and Community Leaders
City of St. Louis Opens New Neighborhood-Based Workforce Centers
Mayor Slay receives national award
City of St. Louis Responds in Support of Critical Earnings Tax
Critical Earnings Tax to go Before City of St. Louis Voters this April
Extreme Cold Keeps City of St. Louis Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations Running
City of St. Louis Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations for Tuesday's Inclement Weather
City of St. Louis Winter Operations for Long Holiday Weekend
Mayor Slay Statement on Rams Move to Los Angeles
Mayor Slay Names Community Leaders to Crime Commission
City of St. Louis Sends Building Inspectors to Help Neighboring Municipality Recover from Flooding
2015
Flooding Update: Hundreds of Volunteers Fortify River Des Peres Levee
Recycle Christmas Trees at Three City of St. Louis Parks
Mayor Slay Declares a Weather Emergency
City of St. Louis Launches Redesigned Website and Solicits #LouPix
Mayor Slay Issues Statement on Board of Aldermen's Action to Approve Financing Package for New NFL Stadium
Mayor Slay Announces Winner of 2015 Holiday Card Design Contest
City of St. Louis Launches Online Partial Payment Plans, Eliminating Need to Come to Court to Pay
City of St. Louis Denies Code Exemptions to Operate Large Homeless Shelter, As Is
Mayor Slay Nominates New Candidate to Serve on City's First Civilian Oversight Board
Mayor Slay Announces Early Success of Civil Liberties Jobs Program
Sustainability News - December 2015
Mayor Slay Signs Reforms into Law to Make it Easier to do Business in the City of St. Louis
City of St. Louis Welcomes U.S. Treasury's myRA®: A New Way to Save for Retirement
Mayor Slay Announces 2015 Holiday Card Contest
City of St. Louis to Hire Chief Resilience Officer
Mayor Slay and 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, Launch ‘Resilient St. Louis’ at Workshop with Key Stakeholders to Begin Blueprint to Build Resilience
Mayor Slay and 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, Host Kickoff Workshop with Key Stakeholders to Launch ‘Resilient St. Louis’
Red Light Safety Camera Ticket Refunds Approved by Court
Public Safety Portal and PIER Plan
KPMG To Add 175 IT Positions in St. Louis
2015 Diaper Need Awareness Week
City of St. Louis Homebuyers to Benefit from $4.75 Million HomeLIFT
Financial Dignity Center Opens at City Hall
Missouri Supreme Court Deems St. Louis Red Light Safety Camera Ordinance Invalid, as Written
City Leaders Urge Regular School Attendance
Mayor Slay Announces Eight New Charter Schools Open This Fall
Women's Foundation And Mayor Francis Slay Announce Appointments Project
Mayor Slay Nominates Seven Candidates to Serve on City's First Civilian Oversight Board
St. Louis City Court Compliance Month Clears Nearly 1,200 Cases
City of St. Louis to Hire First Bike/Pedestrian Coordinator
City of St. Louis Stripes First Parking-Protected Bike Lane on Chestnut
City of St. Louis Files Amicus Brief in Missouri Supreme Court
MAC to Perform $2.4M Retrofit with Set the PACE St. Louis
Mayor Slay Applauds Two Big Advancements at Board of Aldermen
Mayor Slay Endorses New Proposal to Increase Minimum Wage
Mayor Slay, USDA Celebrate Successful Summer Meal Program
Kingshighway Viaduct to Close Monday for Reconstruction
St. Louis City Muni Court Extends MO Supreme Court Rule
Mayor Francis Slay Issues Statement on Historic Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality
UPDATE: Kingshighway Viaduct Now Closed for Reconstruction
Mayor Slay Applauds Governor Nixon's Support to Retain NGA
St. Louis Receives $45 Million in Federal New Markets Tax Credits
Mayor Slay Announces 2015 Summer Meal Program
Effective 6.5.2015: Bill Establishing Civilian Oversight Board
Mayor Slay's Office of Diversity/Inclusion Hosts Leadership Symposium
Bond Issue to go to Voters this August
Stl Youth Jobs Summer Employment Program Kicks Off With Job Fair for Youth
Kingshighway Viaduct to Close for Reconstruction
Garden Signs
Mayor Slay Signs Civilian Oversight Board Legislation into Law
Stl Youth Jobs Hires New Executive Director After Nearly Tripling Participation and Increasing Financial Literacy
City of St. Louis, Local SBA Office to Boost Entrepreneurship to Immigrant
City youth to benefit from $5 million federal grant for workplace training
Mayor Slay Signs New Executive Order on Earth Day to Increase Sustainability Measures
Mayor Slay Issues Statement on Passage of Civilian Oversight Board Legislation
City of St. Louis Wins YouthBuild Grant to Put Young People to Work Building New Homes
Celebrate 135 Miles of Street Routes for Bicycles in The City of St. Louis with Free Tune-Ups and Rides on April 25
St. Louis and Mexico Advance Effort for International Cargo Partnership
City of St. Louis Highlights Youth Programs, Home Repair and More During Community Development Week
Mayor Slay Appoints Melba Moore Acting Health Director as Pam Walker Retires from City Government
City of St. Louis Expands Neighborhood Alliance to Reduce Crime
City of St. Louis Selected to Leadership Institute's Best Practices on Tackling Vacant and Problem Properties
Update: Can't Come to Court? St. Louis City Municipal Court Comes to You
City of St. Louis Gives Hiring Preference to Veterans
Mayor Slay Pledges Full Support of Effort to Retain NGA
City of St. Louis Bolsters Complete Streets Policy
Mayor Slay Appoints Steve Runde as Director of Department of Streets
Union, Non-profit Team Up to Create “Industrial Athletes” for Diverse Workforce
Mayor Slay Names Mary Ellen Ponder Chief of Staff as Jeff Rainford Announces His Return to the Private Sector
Mayor Slay Appoints Greg Hayes Director of Parks, Recreation, & Forestry as Gary Bess Announces Retirement After 40 Years of Public Service
2014
City of St. Louis Municipal Court Adopts New Rule
Plan Unveiled to Add More Police, More Crime Prevention, Better Training
Mayor Slay Announces Winner of 2014 Holiday Card Design Contest
Mayor Slay Appoints Eddie Roth Director of Human Services
Compromise Reached on Civilian Oversight of Police Department
Mayor Slay Presents Smentkowski with 40-year Service Pin
Mayor Slay and Comptroller Green Announce $4.6 Million in New Funding Opportunities for Home Repairs
Mayor Slay Announces Partnership to Recruit, Train and Hire More African-American Police Officers
City of St. Louis Earns Grant to Continue Lead Remediation
Mayor Slay Announces 2014 Holiday Card Contest
Mayor Slay Presents Zell and Runde with 40-Year Service Pins
The City of St. Louis & CWE Neighborhood honored by The Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association
City of St. Louis Bans the "Box" on Job Applications
REMINDER: Traffic Offenders Have Until the End of the Month to Reschedule New Court Dates Before Going Back into Warrant Status
Court of Appeals Upholds City of St. Louis Pension Reform
Update: Bike St. Louis Phase III Construction Underway
St. Louis Offers to Help Refugee Children Caught in Humanitarian Crisis
Operation: Reveille
St. Louis Named 7th Best City for Recreation
Update: Department of Public Safety Holds First Monthly Update Meeting
Mayor Slay Appoints Jennifer Florida Recorder of Deeds
Access to Performing Public Schools Doubles in City of St. Louis
City of St. Louis Issued Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples
Missouri Supreme Court to Review St. Louis Red Light Safety Camera Case
Dangerous Buildings to be Torn Down to Make Way for Redevelopment
Mayor Slay Announces Priority Projects for State-Proposed 3/4 Cent Transportation Sales Tax
Mayor Slay Announces 2014 Summer Meal Program
City of St. Louis Releases Obesity Reduction Plan
May 2014 Blood Drive
Major Donation Puts Stl Youth Jobs Closer to Goal
Mayor Slay Recognizes Tom Bruckner
Mayor Sly James and Mayor Francis Slay Meet at Missouri State Capitol to Oppose Senseless Gun Legislation
Mayor Slay Appoints Winston Calvert City Counselor
Milkweeds for Monarchs Initiative Update
Sure Rides™ Auto Loan Program
City Schools 101: Discovering Your Options
Further Steps to Increase the Minimum Wage in St. Louis
Mayor Slay Recognizes Larry and Brenda Thompson
City of St. Louis Integrates Local Police Forces
Mayor Slay Realigns Senior Leadership
Obama Administration Chooses City of St. Louis to Participate in Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative
Nazareth Homes Development in College Hill
2013
St. Louis Celebrates its 250th Anniversary in 2014
Mayor Slay Recognizes Candice Gordon and John Stacy
Mayor Slay Announces Winner of 2013 Holiday Card Design Contest
Commuter Cycling in St. Louis has Soared
The City of St. Louis Congratulates the Recipients of the 2013 Mayor’s Sustainability Award
City of St. Louis featured at Harvard University’s NEXT Practices Colloquy
Mayor Slay Announces 2013 Holiday Card Contest
The City's Red Light Camera Program in Light of the Ellisville Ruling
Mayor’s Sustainability Summit III :: implement
Lambert’s Terminal Recycling Program Doubles Output in 2013
St. Louis Cardinals Return to the World Series
St. Louis City Hall’s Open House 2013
Youth Violence Task Force
Groundbreaking for Sebilj Fountain
President Obama Names Stl Youth Jobs Participant “Champion of Change”
Mayor Commemorates One Year Of Fighting Animal Abuse Alongside Stray Rescue
Charter Schools in the City of St. Louis Show Success
Sustainability Newsletter Summer 2013
Regular School Attendance urged by City Leaders
SLU Weather Balloon Ozone Research Ready to Launch
Tax-Free Holiday Weekend
Sue Mantia Receives 40-Year Service Pin
City of St. Louis Launches Innovative Energy Improvement Financing Program for Homes and Businesses
Sustainable Neighborhood Small Grant Competition Winners Announced
Mayor Slay awarded the Levee Stone from The Partnership for Downtown St. Louis
Update: Final Preparations Begin For Cupples 7 Demolition
Missouri Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of the City of St. Louis Red Light Program
St. Louis pride flies high in Antarctica!
Sustainability Competition Participating Neighborhoods Map
City Streets Crews and Partners Work to Mitigate Flooding
Update: Sustainability Competition Now Closed
St. Louis to Celebrate its 250th Anniversary in 2014
Thank you to all who made #STL4OKC a success
Tri-Star Mercedes-Benz moves to St. Louis
Update: Sustainable Land Lab Winners Projects
Arch Grants Winners Announced
Open Sustainability Competitions
Mayor Slay Recognizes City Employees
Longest Serving Mayor in St. Louis History
Sustainable Land Lab Winners Announced
Mayors Nationwide in Support of Volunteerism and Community Service
Mayor Slay to Announce Sustainable Land Lab Winners
St. Louis Medication Disposal Drop-off April 27, 2013
Mayor Announces Action Agenda for City's First Sustainability Plan
City Announces Mandatory Mediation be Available for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
City Launches Comprehensive, Coordinated Effort to End Chronic Homelessness
Veolia Water Contract Is Put On Hold
St. Louis Rolls Out Phase Two of College Hill Hot-Spot Initiative
Sustainability Newsletter Winter 2013
2012
Mayor Slay Announces Unique Public-Private Partnership
2012 Holiday Card Design Contest
Sustainability Newsletter October 2012
City Issues Draft Sustainability Plan
Minority Spotlight Award: Cross Rhodes Reprographics
Mayor, Alderman propose legislation to reduce cell phone theft
Mayor Supports Mediation Program To Assist Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
Mayor Slay, City to ramp up hot spot policing to reduce crime
Message from Mayor Slay: Public Safety Partnership
Mayor Slay Presents 40-Year Service Pin to Kathy Bess
City Departments prepare for possible heavy rain, storms this weekend
Cycling and Sustainability
Young Explorers
Wells Fargo Advisors Announce Expansion
2012 Summer Cool Down Luncheon
CLEAN Receives Mayor's Spirit Award
City recommends heat precautions
FY 2013 Budget
Mayor Slay Presents 40-Year Service Pins - June 2012
City of St. Louis Goes Google
Mayor Slay Presents Spirit Award to DYNALABS
Mayor's Sustainability Summit II Community Workshops
City Email Moving into the Cloud
Mayor Slay Signs Bike Parking Bill
Mayor Slay Presents Spirit Award to Capital Innovators
Mayor Slay Presents 40-Year Service Pin to Nick Yung
Mayor Slay Presents Service Pins
Food Drive Underway
Feb. 2012 is EITC Awareness Month
Welcome Home the Heroes Parade
Central Library Turns 100 Years Old
2011
Public Safety Partnership
2011 Holiday Card Design Finalists
40-Year Service Pin Presentations
Mayor Slay Announces Holiday Card Contest Winner
Mayor Slay's 2011 Holiday Card Design Contest Finalists
Old North Wins EPA Top Award
Preschools Receive Little Tikes Young Explorers
Take the City's Sustainability Survey
Mayor Slay Presents 40-Year Service Pin to Claudia Roe
Blood Drive Set for Nov. 18, 2011
Cardinals Playoff Run Allows City to Postpone Furloughs
Washington Avenue is Named "Great Street" by American Planning Association
Mayor Slay Presents 40-Year Service Pins
Open Streets 2011
Open Streets Back for a Second Year
Mayor Slay Shows Support for AmeriCorps St. Louis ERTs
Cfx ad agency, Marian Middle School Receive Mayor's Spirit Award
Mayor Slay Announces New Public Charter School to Open Aug. 15
Mayor Slay to Co-Chair Celebrity Waiter Event
Mayor Announces Fourth Charter School to Open 2011-12 School Year
New Environmental Benchmarks for City Government
Marine Week in St. Louis
Mayor, Sustainability Experts, Business Leaders to Announce New Benchmarks for City Government
Mayor, Police Chief, Circuit Attorney Announce IBM Smarter Cities Findings
Mayor Slay to seek package to repair tornado-damaged homes
Domestic Partnership Registry
Mayor Slay Presents Spirit of St. Louis Award to Warehouse of Fixtures
St. Louis Opens Region's First Bicycle Commuter Station
Mayor Slay Announces Three New Charter Schools
Mayor Slay Presents 40-Year Service Pin
Mayor Announces Three New Charter Schools
Help St. Louis Plant More Trees
Volunteer for 8th Annual St. Louis Serves Day
Volunteer for St. Louis Serves Day
Mayor Slay Presents Spirit Award to Switch
Fireman's Retirement System Demands Millions More
St. Louis Wins IBM Smarter Cities Grant
Fruit My Cube
Joe Kuss Receives 40-Year Service Pin
City Makes Donations Available to Stray Rescue for Capital Improvements
City Offices Closed Monday, Feb 21
City Offices Closed Feb 11
Mayor Slay Participates in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service
Free Tax Help Available for Low-Income Families
Mayor Slay Announces 2010 Holiday Card Design Winner
City Selected to Help Design Sustainability Online Platform
City of St. Louis, Ameren Missouri Save Money, Energy
City of St. Louis, Ameren Missouri Save Residents Money and Decrease the City’s Carbon Footprint
2010
Pearl Dailey Wins Mayor Slay's Holiday Card Design Contest
Poster of Mayor Slay's 2010 Holiday Card Design Contest Winnters
Mayor Slay Presents Mayor's Service Awards
Mayor Announces Winner of Holiday Card Contest
Mayor Slay invites City residents to morning of fun, fitness
Open Streets Sunday, Sept 19 - From Citygarden to Tower Grove Park
The Grove
City Officials Gather to Celebrate City's Expanded Recycling Service
City Receives $1.5 Million HUD Grant
Mayor Slay Celebrates Complete Streets Law
St. Louis Tops Nation in Volunteering
Mayor Slay Announces Summer Jobs Program
City of St. Louis Resumes Twice-a-Week Trash Collection
Protocol for Evacuating Tucker Tunnel Construction Site
Mayor Slay, Chief Isom Discuss Census Door-to-Door Efforts
City of St. Louis, Boeing Present Open Streets
Mayor Slay to Celebrate Grand Opening of Highlands Golf Course
Importance of Stimulus Funding for Police
City, Schuncks, Census Bureau Encourage "March to the Mailbox"
Mayor Slay to Welcome Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, Germany
Mayor Slay Urges People to Fill Out and Mail In Census Form
City of St. Louis Solicits Public Input to Address Budget Shortfall
City Works To Stop Car Break-Ins
Mayor Announces EITC Availability
Mayor Slay Calls For Day Of Service On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
City Receives Additional $8 Million for Homeless Programs
Mayor Slay, Governor Nixon, US Commerce Secretary Locke Announce Major Economic Recovery Grant
Mayor Slay Announces Winner of 2009 Holiday Card Design
St. Louis Receives Award for Municipal Excellence from the National League of Cities
City Holds National Project Homeless Connect
City Opens Clay School Homeless Prevention Hub
First of Two New City Recreation Centers Now Open to the Public
City Announces Emergency Measures to Address Life-Threatening Weather Conditions
Join the Mayor's Vanguard Cabinet
Tucker Tunnel
City, Schnucks, Census Bureau Encourage St. Louisans to "March to the Mailbox"

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